Veterans Affairs
Apr 10, 2020

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Chief of Staff Pamela Powers assumed the new role of deputy undersecretary on April 2, two months after the firing of James Byrne. […]

Feb 3, 2020

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie removed Deputy Secretary James Byrne from his post Feb. 3 following controversy about how Byrne responded to an alleged sexual assault at an agency medical center. […]

VA, Veterans Affairs
Mar 2, 2023

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Deputy Secretary Donald Remy is stepping down from his position on April 1, the VA announced. […]

Jul 28, 2021

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Sec. Dennis McDonough has tasked Deputy Secretary Donald Remy to oversee the department’s troubled Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. […]

Veterans Affairs VA Vets
Jan 15, 2020

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) CIO James Gfrerer said today that the agency is “in place to move about half of our portfolio … into our enterprise cloud by 2024.” […]

Nov 7, 2019

One year after the relaunch of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official website,, the agency praised streamlined citizen services, integration of veterans’ health data with an iOS app, and its virtual veteran services capabilities at the Veterans Digital Transformation Breakfast on Nov. 7. […]

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Feb 5, 2019

Several senators took a skeptical view today over the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA’s) Electronic Health Records Modernization effort (EHRM), raising questions on the need for better IT infrastructure, scheduling systems, and leadership structure. […]

Mar 5, 2020

Shortcomings in crucial IT systems and staff training caused the launch delay of the electronic health records modernization (EHRm) effort at the Department of Veterans Affairs, David Case, deputy inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs, told a House panel today. […]

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Apr 2, 2019

The House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization held its first hearing of the year today with hopes of getting a baseline reading from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Information and Technology (VA OIT) – but with no OIT representation, the committee went ahead and discussed the department’s challenges with panelists from VA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). […]

Jun 28, 2018

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY2019 today moved closer to final passage, thanks to actions in both House and the Senate. […]

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